Simon Andrew Broadley
Dean of Medicine/Head of School, School of Medicine
Griffith University, Australia
Professor Simon Broadley is Dean and Head of the School of Medicine, Griffith University. He is also a Senior Staff Specialist in Neurology at the Gold Coast Hospital. Professor Broadley undertook his undergraduate degrees at the University of Manchester before completing his basic physician training in Liverpool and advanced training in neurology in Bristol. As part of his advanced training in neurology, Professor Broadley completed his studies for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in a thesis entitled “The Genetics of a Complex Trait: Multiple Sclerosis” at the University of Cambridge under the guidance of Professor Alastair Compston. During his advanced training Professor Broadley spent time at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Professor Broadley was a foundation member of the School of Medicine faculty at Griffith University in 2004. Since arriving at Griffith, Professor Broadley has been instrumental in setting up the Griffith Graduate Entry Medical Program through his role as Coordinator of Years 3 and 4, and more recently as Head of School and Dean of Medicine. Professor Broadley continues to contribute to the neurological service at Gold Coast Hospital through the MS Clinic and general neurology service. His research interests include the epidemiology and genetics of MS, neuromyelitis optica and SUNCT syndrome, as well as clinical trials of novel therapeutic agents for multiple sclerosis.
Genetics and Multiple Sclerosis, Migraine in Multiple Sclerosis